Rheumatology Secrets - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323037006, 9780323327145

Rheumatology Secrets

3rd Edition

Authors: Sterling West
Paperback ISBN: 9780323037006
eBook ISBN: 9780323327145
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 5th November 2014
Page Count: 744

Table of Contents

I. GENERAL CONCEPTS

1. Classification and Health Impact of the Rheumatic Diseases

2. Top 100+ Rheumatology Secrets

3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System

4. Overview of the Immune Response, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity

II. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH RHEUMATIC SYMPTOMS

5. History and Physical Examination

6. Laboratory Evaluation

7. Arthrocentesis and Synovial Fluid Analysis

8. Radiographic and Imaging Modalities

9. Synovial Biopsies

10. Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies

11. Approach for Patients with Monoarticular Arthritis Symptoms

12. Approach for Patients with Polyarticular Arthritis Symptoms

13. Approach for the Patient with Neuromuscular Symptoms

14. Perioperative Management of Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

III. SYSTEMIC CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES

15. Rheumatoid Arthritis

16. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

17. Drug-induced Lupus

18. Systemic Sclerosis

19. Scleroderma Mimics

20. Inflammatory Muscle Disease

21. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Overlap Syndromes, and Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease

22. Sjögren's Syndrome

23. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

24. Adult-onset Still's Disease

25. Polymyalgia Rheumatica

IV. THE VASCULITIDES AND RELATED DISORDERS

26. Approach for Patients with Suspected Vasculitis

27. Large-Vessel Vasculitis: Giant Cell Arteritis, Takayasu's Arteritis, and Aortitis

28. Medium-Vessel Vasculitides: Polyarteritis Nodosa, Thromboangiitis Obliterans, and Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System

29. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-associated Vasculitis

30. Immune-Complex-Mediated Small-Vessel Vasculitides

31. Cryoglobulinemia

32. Behçet's Di


Description

Stay up to date on the latest common and uncommon rheumatic disorders with Rheumatology Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book addresses the treatment of common and uncommon rheumatic disorders, with each chapter reviewing basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and practical management issues. The user-friendly style of the popular Secrets Series® makes this updated volume a valuable addition to your library!

Key Features

  • Review basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and practical management issues related to rheumatic disorders.

Details

No. of pages:
744
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323327145
eBook ISBN:
9780323172875
Paperback ISBN:
9780323037006

About the Authors

Sterling West Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado